Re: THEOS-L digest 921
Feb 24, 1997 05:52 PM
by M K Ramadoss
At 04:43 PM 2/24/97 -0500, you wrote:
>> From: Drpsionic@aol.com
>> In 1981 the Dalai Lama came with entourage to Olcott and the little old
>> ladies were terribly upset to learn that neither he nor his monks were
>> vegetarians. It was great fun to watch them get all upset.
>> But then what the hell did they think people eat in Tibet. All they have is
>> yak burgers and barley.
>I knew someone who told me she told me vegetarianism was a luxury
>of a time when people had choices about what they could eat. She said she
>knew someone who lived in a remote area of Alaska whose main question
>of her day was how to prepare moose, because that's basically all they
>had to eat.
In all situations, I think one should use one's god given common sense. It
is impractical for example to expect eskimos to be vegetarians.
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